It is the responsibility of the japanese imperial army. Internet archive contributor internet archive language english. Like other women, she was threatened and beaten by her captors. The introduction was great too and i loved her child like illustrations that maria included in the book. Woman like maria rosa henson, the former filipino comfort woman. The japanese construction of korean identity of the comfort women. Former comfort woman maria rosa henson, who eventually. Maria rosa henson, 19281997, was one of thousands of asian women forced into prostitution during world war ii by the japanese military. It would have been higher if it had been translated better with a glossary. The brutal history of japans comfort women history. Yet, amidst the sadness of it all, lola rosa breaths courage. In her autobiography, lola rosa, survivor of japanese war atrocity, leads the readers to visit her life through the book with her own illustrations and vivid descriptions of. In this simply told yet powerfully moving autobiography, rosa recalls her childhood as the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy landowner, her work for huk guerrillas, her wartime ordeal, and her marriage to a rebel leader who.
The life of maria rosa henson or lola rosa classically depicts the cruelty of poverty and powerlessness. Maria rosa luna henson or lola rosa grandma rosa 19271997 was the first filipina who made public in 1992 her story as a comfort woman military. Comfort woman by maria rosa henson, 9781442273559, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. In war, and after it, a prisoner always iowa research online. In april 1943, fifteenyearold maria rosa henson was taken by japanese soldiers occupying the philippines and forced into prostitution as a comfort woman. Here are the testimonies of some of the former comfort women. Comfort woman by maria rosa henson overdrive rakuten. She was the extramarital daughter of a bid landowner and his housemaid. Read comfort woman a filipinas story of prostitution and slavery under the japanese military by maria rosa henson available from rakuten kobo. Manila maria rosa luna henson died of a heart attack at the pasay city hospital on the rainswept night of august 18, 1997.1483 785 373 1145 1194 1476 951 533 799 1130 57 796 592 81 614 1112 1068 635 572 694 830 1495 59 1017 429 580 1271 1218 69 388 619 33 1017 1402 109 253 782 784 253 390 1448 835